Holly Sky Pencil

Holly Sky Pencil

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Ilex crenata 'Sky Pencil'

Ilex crenata 'Sky Pencil' is a member of the Aquifoliaceae family. Commonly known as Sky Pencil Japanese Holly, this variety is named for its intensely compact, narrow, and columnar form. Its shape makes it the right choice for small spaces. Though the flowers are inconspicuous, the tree sports purple berries that are anything but. It is also outstanding for accenting gardens. Plant it alongside Roses, Spiraea, Barberry, and Peony or in a container with Creeping Phlox, Stonecrop, and Geranium.

Genus – Ilex

Species – crenata

Variety – 'Sky Pencil'

Zone – 5 - 9

Plant Height – 4 ft to10 ft

Plant Width – 1 ft to 3 ft

Deciduous/Evergreen – Evergreen

Additional Characteristics –Easy Care

Foliage Color – Dark Green

Bloom Color – None

Bloom Time – None

Light Requirements – Full Sun to Full Shade

Moisture Requirements – Moderate

Resistance – Air Pollution

Soil – Most Types, Well Drained

Uses – Mass/Group Planting, Hedges, Borders, Foundation, Asian/Zen Gardens

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Ilex crenata 'Sky Pencil'

Ilex crenata 'Sky Pencil' is a member of the Aquifoliaceae family. Commonly known as Sky Pencil Japanese Holly, this variety is named for its intensely compact, narrow, and columnar form. Its shape makes it the right choice for small spaces. Though the flowers are inconspicuous, the tree sports purple berries that are anything but. It is also outstanding for accenting gardens. Plant it alongside Roses, Spiraea, Barberry, and Peony or in a container with Creeping Phlox, Stonecrop, and Geranium.

Genus – Ilex

Species – crenata

Variety – 'Sky Pencil'

Zone – 5 - 9

Plant Height – 4 ft to10 ft

Plant Width – 1 ft to 3 ft

Deciduous/Evergreen – Evergreen

Additional Characteristics –Easy Care

Foliage Color – Dark Green

Bloom Color – None

Bloom Time – None

Light Requirements – Full Sun to Full Shade

Moisture Requirements – Moderate

Resistance – Air Pollution

Soil – Most Types, Well Drained

Uses – Mass/Group Planting, Hedges, Borders, Foundation, Asian/Zen Gardens

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